Go Back
Print
Silky green pea soup with boiled eggs and salty bacon bits... says more than enough I guess! Ever though of adding boiled eggs to a soup?

Silky Green Pea Soup with Eggs & Bacon

Silky green pea soup with boiled eggs and salty bacon bits... says more than enough I guess!

Course Lunch, Soup
Cuisine General
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories per serving 431 kcal

Ingredients

  • 9 oz frozen green peas (250 g)
  • 3,5 oz salted bacon (100 g), a thick slice
  • 3 cups chicken stock (720 ml)
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs
  • 1 medium garlic clove
  • 3 tbsp onion chopped
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  • pepper
  • salt

Instructions

  1. Dice the thick slice of salted bacon into small bits and add them together with a teaspoon of the butter to a large saucepan.
    Silky green pea soup with boiled eggs and salty bacon bits... says more than enough I guess! Ever though of adding boiled eggs to a soup?
  2. Place the pan over medium heat and gently fry the bacon in the butter for 5 minutes until cooked through.
    Silky green pea soup with boiled eggs and salty bacon bits... says more than enough I guess! Ever though of adding boiled eggs to a soup?
  3. Scoop the bacon out of the pan but leave the remaining grease in it. Peel and chop the garlic clove. Add both garlic and chopped onion to the hot pan.
    Silky green pea soup with boiled eggs and salty bacon bits... says more than enough I guess! Ever though of adding boiled eggs to a soup?
  4. Fry them in the bacon grease for 3 minutes. Then add 3 tablespoons of water and stir the onion well. Add the frozen peas.
    Silky green pea soup with boiled eggs and salty bacon bits... says more than enough I guess! Ever though of adding boiled eggs to a soup?
  5. Give them a good stir and pour in the chicken stock. Season with a pinch of pepper.
    Silky green pea soup with boiled eggs and salty bacon bits... says more than enough I guess! Ever though of adding boiled eggs to a soup?
  6. Cook the peas for 5 minutes over high heat. Then remove 2 handfuls of them. Put them on a clean plate until later.
    Silky green pea soup with boiled eggs and salty bacon bits... says more than enough I guess! Ever though of adding boiled eggs to a soup?
  7. Blend or mix the remaining peas and chicken stock until very smooth and creamy.
    Silky green pea soup with boiled eggs and salty bacon bits... says more than enough I guess! Ever though of adding boiled eggs to a soup?
  8. Stir in the rest of the butter and check the seasoning. Add extra pepper or salt to taste if necessary. Then add the cooked bacon and peas back to the pan.
    Silky green pea soup with boiled eggs and salty bacon bits... says more than enough I guess! Ever though of adding boiled eggs to a soup?
  9. Stir well. Simmer the soup for another 3 minutes. Peel and chop the boiled eggs in the meantime. Scoop the hot pea soup into large bowls and top with the boiled egg. Serve immediately.
    Silky green pea soup with boiled eggs and salty bacon bits... says more than enough I guess! Ever though of adding boiled eggs to a soup?